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    • toddbishop
      toddbishop reacted to eddypierce's post in the thread The Ruff with Like Like.
      Yeah, Porcaro's book is all about applying rudiments to the drum kit (either in a soloistic/fill fashion, or in timekeeping).
    • toddbishop
      @toddbishop Thanks for the songs and the site link. I’ll work through your posts.
    • toddbishop
      toddbishop replied to the thread The Ruff.
      That's real interesting, I didn't know about that lineage. I really don't know anything about any of them, except I have Porcaro's book...
    • toddbishop
      toddbishop reacted to eddypierce's post in the thread The Ruff with Like Like.
      Right. For whatever it's worth, Joe Porcaro studied with Al Lepak, who studied with Henry Adler (who taught, in his Buddy Rich rudiments...
    • toddbishop
      toddbishop replied to the thread The Ruff.
      Oh, they're written that way in the Buddy Rich book, too. To me that's just a rhythm, given a rudimental name. Like I said there are...
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    • toddbishop
      toddbishop replied to the thread The Ruff.
      This is a good overview:
    • toddbishop
      toddbishop replied to the thread The Ruff.
      That's just unusual, I've never seen that, except on instruments that don't normally use double strokes-- timpani, mallets, etc. Yes...
    • toddbishop
      toddbishop replied to the thread The Ruff.
      More grist, from Percussion for Musicians, by Robert McCormick, edited by Tony Cirone-- notable because most other sources that include...
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    • toddbishop
      That's going to be most drum solos, any time they take a full chorus. Start with your favorite records and go from there, look up...
    • toddbishop
      toddbishop replied to the thread The Ruff.
      I don't understand what you mean by single strokes-- so a "three stroke" ruff would be played rlR? Also not sure what he's doing in the...
    • toddbishop
      toddbishop replied to the thread The Ruff.
      Right, I don't get what they're up to with that. The four stroke ruff is a thing, it's all over percussion literature, it is not the...
    • toddbishop
      toddbishop replied to the thread The Ruff.
      The name of that has shifted a little bit-- a lot of people are calling it a drag. And there's always a lot of debate about them. In...
    • toddbishop
      toddbishop reacted to jda's post in the thread Jazz Musicians Playing the Music of Rush with Like Like.
      condensed down to 3-4 minutes I'd could take; couldn't get thru 7 minutes (😁
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      toddbishop replied to the thread Tempo.
      Non-harmonic tones are used in music all the time.
    • toddbishop
      toddbishop replied to the thread Tempo.
      It's an ordinary musical thing-- both speeding up and slowing down. I don't know about "cringe", is playing in C Major cringe, is a...
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